A total of three vehicles were reported stolen in the Sedalia on Saturday morning.
The first was reported at 5 a.m. Oct. 8 in the 500 block of W. 7th. Taken was a 2000 Dodge Dakota extended cab. The forest green vehicle has a dent in the left front fender and orange twine holding the plastic shroud under the bumper, and the clear coat is peeling the hood and cab. And the driver's rear window may have been broken during the theft, the report said.

The second was taken from Ollison's Used Cars, 2809 E. 12th. It was an extended cab, white 1987 Ford F-250. The pickup was locked with keys secured in a safe at the business, the report said. The vehicle was drug north on Marshall, it was noted. The truck was last seen at 6 p.m. Friday evening and reported missing at 7:15 a.m. Saturday. The truck was valued at $2,500.

The third was taken from a shed in the 1900 block of S. Harrison. It was a black 1996 Chevy Camaro Z28, valued at (3,000). In addition, a drum set valued at $300 was taken from a vacant house on the property. The incident is under investigation.

In addition, police were contacted on Tuesday about a stolen vehicle that was spotted in the area of Randolph and Howard. The vehicle was later confirmed stolen out of Pettis County. The officer made contact with the suspects, who denied any knowledge of a stolen car. A Pettis County deputy later went and recovered the vehicle, the report said.

Police took a theft report on Sunday afternoon for an incident that happened in the 600 block of W. 6th. A suspect living in a residence at the time the owner was in the hospital allegedly stole a microwave, a coffee maker, a pizza warmer, a toastmaster burner and a Singer sewing machine, collectively valued at $625.

Tonya Shantel Martin, 38, Marshall, was arrested for Identity Theft after a traffic stop during which Martin allegedly gave the officer someone else's ID. Martin was stopped for running a stop sign at 13th and Washington. Her real ID was later discovered and she was transported to the Pettis County Jail, booked and released.

Ndayiragije N. Patrice, 21, Sedalia, was arrested after a traffic stop for improper lane use at 216 W. Broadway Sunday night. Patrice was wanted on a Cooper County warrant (speeding) and was transported to the Pettis County Jail on a $150 bond.

Angela D. Sanders, 30, homeless, was arrested after a traffic stop at 7th and Moniteau just after noon on Sunday. Sanders was a passenger in the vehicle. She was wanted on three warrants (two out of Henry County and one for probation violation out of Pettis). Each warrant had a cash bond of $5,000, the report said. She was transported to the Pettis County Jail.

Billy J. Hill, 38, Sedalia, was arrested for Driving While Suspended after a traffic stop at Broadway and Industrial Drive Sunday morning. He was transported to the Pettis County Jail on a 24-hour hold, pending the filing of state charges.

Phillip D. Schafer, 43, Ionia, and Matthew A. Lipper, 27, Sedalia, were arrested by Sedalia Police for public peace disturbance on Sunday evening after officers responded to a verbal disturbance the 800 block of W. 14th. The two males were arguing and and screaming fighting words at each other. Both were issued municipal court summonses with a court date of Nov. 9.

A 25-year-old man was placed in 12-hour protective custody after police were dispatched to East 14th and South Summit Avenue on Sunday night. According to a Sedalia Police report, an impaired suspect, identified as Robert Allen Gullett Jr., had abandoned his vehicle in the middle of the road, wandered into a stranger’s yard, and was talking to people who were not there. The suspect was taken to the Pettis County Jail.

Sedalia Police took a missing juvenile report on Friday afternoon just after 4 p.m. involving a 12-year-old that hadn't been seen since 3 p.m. that day at the Sedalia Junior High. The juvenile had not returned at the time of the report.

Sedalia Police were called just after 3 p.m. on Sunday to investigate a reported burglary at The Honey Hole Thrift Shop. According to police, a suspect entered the building and stole approximately 58 knives, valued at about $500. Police say there are no suspects in the case at this time.

Police took a hit-and-run report in the 600 block of E. 9th on Sunday night. The owner discovered a large dent in the front, driver's side quarter panel. In addition, the driver's side headlamp was damaged, as well as the front bumper. There are no suspects in the case.

Jiffy Stop, 1722 W. Broadway, reported a gas drive-off involving a white male driving a black pickup. He left without paying for $42.93 in fuel, the report said.

Police took a report of property damage and stealing in the 200 block of S. Missouri on Sunday evening. Someone forced their way into the residence and stole two TVS and several other items, collectively valued at $200.

Police took a report of property damage and stealing in the 1500 block of W. Broadway on Sunday morning. Taken was a purse valued at $65 and a window was broken to gain access to the home. Replacement value of the window was $200.

Sedalia Police were called to the 1200 block of East 4th Street on Sunday after receiving a report of a man on a bicycle stealing a woman’s purse.  According to Sedalia Police, the caller claimed that an unknown man, described as a white male wearing jean shorts and a black shirt, rode up to her on a bicycle and took the purse off her arm while she was standing next to the road. The man reportedly then continued on his bike east on 4th to New York. Police did not name a suspect in the case.

Police took an abandoned bicycle into evidence that was found in the 1600 block of E. 4th on Sunday. It was an adult Roadmaster mountain bike.

Police placed a wallet that was found in a trash can at Break Time, 318 W. Broadway, into evidence on Sunday at 3:19 a.m.

Two people reported that their cars were keyed in the 800 block of E. 6th. A witness was able to provide information about the identity of the suspect, the report said. No arrests have yet been made in the case.

Randy Kirby